Oskar Schlemmer

Sep 4, 1888 - Apr 13, 1943

Oskar Schlemmer was a German painter, sculptor, designer and choreographer associated with the Bauhaus school.
In 1923, he was hired as Master of Form at the Bauhaus theatre workshop, after working at the workshop of sculpture. His most famous work is Triadisches Ballett, which saw costumed actors transformed into geometrical representations of the human body in what he described as a "party of form and colour".
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“If today's arts love the machine, technology and organization, if they aspire to precision and reject anything vague and dreamy, this implies an instinctive repudiation of chaos and a longing to find the form appropriate to our times.”

Oskar Schlemmer
Sep 4, 1888 - Apr 13, 1943
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